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  • n  any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals

  • Meanwhile, normal body and brain cells should be able to handle the sugar starvation; they can switch to generating energy from fatty molecules called ketone bodies the body's .
  • Sample: "Michler's ketone, or C17H20ON2 or 4,4' Tetramethyl-diaminooenzophe-none.
  • Nicely controlled chemical procedure produced a modified hydroxy-ketone which he claims is chemically identical with the male sex hormone.

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